Benjamin Taylor Homestead

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Benjamin Taylor Homestead
Benjamin Taylor Homestead (Dolington Manor). October 2012.
Benjamin Taylor Homestead is located in Pennsylvania
Benjamin Taylor Homestead
Location Northeast of Newtown off Pennsylvania Route 532, Lower Makefield Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°15′26″N 74°54′43″W / 40.25722°N 74.91194°W / 40.25722; -74.91194Coordinates: 40°15′26″N 74°54′43″W / 40.25722°N 74.91194°W / 40.25722; -74.91194
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1738-1820
Built by Taylor, Benjamin
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 75001622[1]
Added to NRHP December 6, 1975

Benjamin Taylor Homestead, also known as Dolington Manor, is a historic home located at Lower Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It is a 2 1/2-story, seven bay stone dwelling built in three sections between 1738 and 1820. It has a gable roof and measures 30 feet by 60 feet. The front facade features an arcade and two entryways.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes John Thomas Brown, Jr., and Irene Schiavoni (December 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Benjamin Taylor Homestead" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-30.